Name Arthus Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Arthus


Arthus is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Arthus

Arthus is a name of several origins. It could be derived from the Roman surname Artorius or from Latin Arcturus or Greek Arktouros (Ἀρκτοῦρος). Arthur could as well be of Celtic or Nordic origin (originally Arnthor (Arnþórr)).

What is the meaning of the name Arthus?

Arthus means “bear” (from Proto-Celtic “*artos”). Arthus is as well a combination of “eagle” (from Old Norse “ari/ǫrn”) and “Thor” (the God of Thunder). Besides, Arthus means “guardian of the bear” (from ancient Greek “árktos/ᾰ̓́ρκτος” = bear + “oûros/οὖρος” = guardian).

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Popularity of the name Arthus

The name Arthus is ranked #5112 overall.

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